National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22

Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, released the “National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22: Summary for Policymakers” on April 27, 2023.

  • Study by The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Objective: To evaluate the innovation performance of manufacturing firms in the India.

About National Manufacturing Innovation Index (NMII) 2021-22

  • The IMII is computed using three main dimensions, which have been constructed using 9 pillars built from 80 indicators-
    • Innovation enablers:
    • Absence of innovation barriers
    • Innovation performance measured through the innovation objectives of firms, as well as the innovation outputs and outcomes achieved during the observation period.

IMII 2022 Ranking:

  • The state of Karnataka (33.41) ranked highest on IMII 2022 and the lowest was North-eastern states
    (excluding Assam) (19.69).
  • Karnataka is closely followed by Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (32.88), Telangana (32.86), and Tamil Nadu (32.5)
  • Low scoring states are North-eastern states (excluding Assam) (19.69) followed by Bihar (21.32), Assam (22.22), Jharkhand (22.78),Odisha (23.05) and Andhra Pradesh (24.25).
  • Firm-Level Innovation-25.01% of the 8,074 firms surveyed were considered innovative.
  • Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu had the highest share of innovative firms at 46.18%, 39.10% and 31.90%, respectively.
  • Odisha, Bihar, and Jharkhand reported the least share of innovative firms at 12.78%, 13.47% and 13,71%, respectively.